Lantern Festival - updates

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The week in photos: February 16-22, 2019

Feb 23, 2019 - 7:59 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

HOMECOMING. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray blows a kiss to well wishers during a homecoming parade in Makati City on February 21, 2019. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

IN GIFs: Giant Lantern Festival winners in San Fernando, Pampanga

Dec 17, 2017 - 1:15 AM

San Fernando City – home of the giant lanterns – dances in Christmas colors as different barangays compete to be best lantern makers in the city

Enchanting scenes from Loy Krathong, magical lantern festival in Thailand

Nov 16, 2016 - 9:04 PM

See glowing lanterns light up the night as far as the eye can see The sight brings a tear to the eye; a visit to Loy Krathong is an unforgettable cultural experience

Photo by Sabrina Iovino/Just One Way Ticket

Shanghai cancels lantern festival after stampede

Jan 11, 2015 - 6:28 PM

China s commercial hub cancels a popular annual festival after a New Year s eve stampede leaves 36 people dead